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Inconsistent battery life?

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  1. BatteryBar Pro is software for windows that enables users to check their Battery performance and stats.

    I installed BatteryBar Pro to get detailed information about battery usage. Currently, I have it set to display how many Watts of power the G14 is currently using. (I do not recall if this feature is available in the free version.) It also provides notifications with time remaining estimates when battery life reaches certain thresholds.
  2. Auto Tab Discard a lightweight extension that uses the native method (tabs.

    If something like Google Chrome is using a lot of power, can I determine which sites are using the most resources in its Task Manager (Shift+Esc)? Can I use something like Auto Tab Discard to minimize resource usage in tabs I'm not using?